Zoë Ferraris




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Zoë Ferraris

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Zoë Ferraris moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the first Gulf War. She lived in a conservative Muslim community with her then-husband and his family, a group of Saudi-Palestinians.

In 2006, she completed her MFA in Fiction at Columbia University. Her debut novel, Finding Nouf (published as Night of the Mi'raj in the UK) is now being published in thirty countries. A follow-up novel, City of Veils, is now available.

She currently lives in San Francisco.


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I am delighted to round-off my celebration of three writer friends who have published novels this year with the third of the trifecta, Marie Manilla's ThePatron Saint of Ugly .

I may be especially biased by the fact that her main character is named Ferrari, but I feel a deep kinship with Garnet, an outspoken yet intensely private woman who seems to witness a lot of unusual things. However, the... Read more of this blog post »
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“And like some part of himself that, two days ago, had thought pray and propriety were antidote enough to what ailed the world.”
Zoë Ferraris, City of Veils

“I'm sorry about what I said about the police," she said. "I know your friend works for them."

"You have reason," he said. "You don't know what they'll do, and when they become known for doing crazy things, you have no reason to trust them. That's their fault, not yours.”
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